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What’s Rotten in Savannah The Ancestors of the Killers of Troy Davis

Prologue Hello, I am TroyDavis. You killed me on September 21, 2011. You wanted to kill me at 7 p.m., but it was 11:08 before your Georgia venom took me down. Now I walk your streets with the poor and homeless and haunt your gated “communities” while you drink too much wine and gorge yourselves […]

Vigil for Marcus Ray Johnson on Oct. 5 at 6:30 pm.

According to a press release issued by the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Dougherty County Superior Court has ordered the execution of Marcus Ray Johnson. Commissioner Brian Owens has set the date for October 5, 2011 at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, GA at 7:00 p.m. Please join The Open Door Community […]

Troy Davis funeral, Oct. 1

Please join us Saturday, October 1 for the funeral of Troy Davis in Savannah, GA. Troy Anthony Davis “Celebration of Life Service” October 1, 2011, 11:00 a.m. Jonesville Baptist Church 5201 Montgomery St., Savannah, Georgia For more information, contact Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, 678-732-0405, or tspeight@nationalactionnetwork.net.

From Troy Davis:

“Thank you and remember I am in a place where execution can only destroy your physical form but because of my faith in God, my family and all of you I have been spiritually free for some time and no matter what happens in the days, weeks to come, this movement to end the death […]

Troy Davis joins the cloud of witnesses

Troy Davis was killed by the State of Georgia last night at 11:06 p.m. Billy Moore, who spent 16 1/2 years on death row, led all of us at Open Door through the day until the final vigil at the State Capital. After the execution, the Eucharist was celebrated at the Open Door in Troy’s […]

Upcoming events related to Troy Davis’ struggle for liberation

1. The Clemency hearing will take place on Monday, September 19 at 9am. All the letters and petitions will be delivered next week to the Parole Board office on Thursday, September 15, 2011. There will be a press conference outside the Board of Pardons and Parole office at 10:30am. Please plan to attend. Floyd Veterans […]